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Revealed: The Investment Growth Partner Behind Some of South Africa’s Fastest Growing Internet Brands

29 June 2018

Silvertree Internet Holdings counts digital giants PriceCheck, UCOOK, Carzar and Faithful to Nature among its investments Silvertree Internet Holdings (SIH), the investment growth partner behind some of South Africa’s most successful digital brands, counts majors such as PriceCheck.co.za, UCOOK.co.za, CarZar.co.za and Faithful-to-nature.co.za among its stable. Together, Silvertree’s brands rack up 6 million visitors monthly online; […]

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Silvertree exiting DealDey in management buyout

25 June 2018

Silvertree is exiting its equity stake in DealDey, Nigeria’s premier deals site, through a management buyout. Over the past two years, Silvertree has supported DealDey’s management as they have transitioned DealDey from early stage insurgent to a sustainable leader in Nigeria’s online market. DealDey’s focus on margin and operational efficiency has seen the company focus […]

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2017 Venture Capital Success Stories

9 November 2017

Two of our portfolio companies, CarZar and UCOOK, have been featured in the top 17 South African Venture Capital Association success stories. The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s (SAVCA), 2017 Venture Capital (VC) Success Stories report highlights the role that VC plays in supporting South African business, and follows the launch of […]

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Freddy Caspers on Cape Talk radio

22 August 2017

Silvertree Chairman was interviewed on Cape Talk radio, discussing how Silvertree Internet Holdings has been driving the success of online businesses in Africa. Listen to the interview at: https://omny.fm/shows/the-kieno-kammies-show/silvertree-internet-is-the-secret-of-many-successe?t=2m35s

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Silvertree appoints ex Reckitt emerging markets CEO Freddy Caspers as Chairman and invests over 15M USD into Africa

6 August 2017

Africa’s leading Internet Platform, Cape Town-based Silvertree Internet Holdings (Silvertree, http://www.silvertree.holdings) has recently reached the milestone of over USD 15m (approx. ZAR 200m) channeled into African consumer-focused technology companies since inception in 2014. The portfolio has achieved an average >200% annual revenue growth, helped by fast-growing companies like car buying site carzar.co.za and meal-kit delivery […]

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Silvertree investment, CarZar, is now being backed by Nasdaq-listed Vostok

10 May 2017

The young South African tech-startup, CarZar.co.za, which was founded in 2016, is now being backed by Vostok New Ventures, the Sweden-listed investment firm behind Avito, Russia’s leading online classifieds company. Vostok New Ventures is listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange and has also funded other successful online tech-brands – BlaBlaCar, a leading long-distance ride sharing […]

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Silvertree takes full control of DealDey as Ringier exits to shift their focus

10 March 2017

An interview with DealDey CEO Kehinde Oriola, adapted from TechMoran. 1) How is the progress at DealDey? DealDey and our expansions Promohub and Lyf as well as their teams are all working incredibly hard on our mission to give all Nigerians good value for their money in online and offline-to-online retail. Specifically in tough times […]

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Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s TopCheck, forming Africa’s largest price comparison group

16 February 2017

Silvertree Internet Holdings (http://silvertree.holdings), Africa’s leading Internet platform, has acquired Nigerian price comparison site TopCheck (https://topcheck.com.ng) for an undisclosed amount. TopCheck is Nigeria’s leading price comparison site for financial services offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans. The website recorded fast growth in 2016, processing up to 3 billion Naira […]

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UCOOK and Silvertree Internet Holdings team up to bring gourmet home cooking to the African continent

11 November 2016

To make cooking accessible and fun for all inspired home cooks across Africa, Cape Town e-food delivery service UCOOK has recently partnered with Africa’s leading internet platform, Silvertree Internet Holdings. The investment by Silvertree in UCOOK will aid in infrastructural development to meet expansion needs quickly and effectively. With customer base growth at 800% over […]

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Pet Heaven accelerating growth through investment and partnership with Silvertree Internet Holdings

18 July 2016

Rapidly-growing online pet food and accessory store Pet Heaven (www.petheaven.co.za) recently secured investment from Silvertree Internet Holdings, to further accelerate its growth throughout South Africa. The investment will see Silvertree providing expansion capital for Pet Heaven, as well as supporting Pet Heaven through synergies with other Silvertree e-commerce companies, such as Faithful to Nature and […]

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